Dr. Max D. Hammer, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 63

800 N 1st St
Springfield, IL 62702
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Dr. Hammer:

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Dr. Hammer's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Memorial Medical Center
701 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62781

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hammer

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Springfield Clinic First
Springfield Clinic First
800 N 1st St
Springfield, IL 62702
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    Dr. Hammer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2010
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Hammer

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Memorial Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hammer & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Hammer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Memorial Medical Center where Dr. Hammer has admitting privileges:

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    • Memorial Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hammer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammer to family and friends

    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Hammer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hammer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hammer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Springfield Clinic First
    800 N 1st St
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217) 528-7541 (Office)
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